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credited with easing the challenges. >>> house leader nancy pelosi says she wants to keep her post as she looks toward the future with more women in congress than ever before. >> i'm proud to stand before you, sisters. a lot of men wanted to come out here before you -- but this is girl's morning out. >> there will be at least 81 women serving in the congress. the 21 women in the senate is also a first. >>> water front, lawyers president, rick welsh and mayor, it calls for 25% of the construction staff, and 50% of the aapprentice-level jobs to be filled bay san francisco residents. the warriors plan to finance the 75,000 seat arena. the construction workers voiced their support today. >> i hope there's going to be some work high in the sky, and you know, just making this project go as well as it can go. >> but run neighborhood group told cult the project's moving too quickly for citizens to give their input. their concerns include congestion, traffic and noise. >>> three ride sharing companies have been given stiff fines for operating illegally. there are on demand drivers or charter party
sending 45,000 gallons of water and a 300-40 chunk of hillside into the neighborhood. >>> nancy pelosi is staying on as house leader. then came a question about her age. the >> next! >> pelosi, who is 72, was clearly irritated. cbs 5's elizabeth cook on the question, the answer, and the bigger picture. >> reporter: well, pelosi said she is staying on because there is still work to do. then the temperature of the room changed all because of a question that inferred it was time for the congresswoman to let the younger folks have a chance. >> reporter: emily post taught us never question or ask a woman about her age. apparently, this reporter didn't read her book. >> you're all over 70, is it time -- >> you're suggesting that everybody step aside? >> i'm simply saying, does it delay younger leadership from moving forward? >> let's for a moment honor it as a legitimate question. [ laughter ] >> although it's quite offensive that you don't realize it, i guess. [ laughter ] >> the fact is that everything that i have done in my almost decade now of leadership is to elect younger and newer peo
nancy pelosi linesp dozens of women why she wants to keep her job in washington. israel launches an assault on gaza including this assassination, who was killed and why. >> dan: there has been a lot of speculation that nancy pelosi might step down after failing to win back the house, tonight she says she will ask her democratic colleagues to keep her on in the house of represent i identifies. mark matthews for the reason. >> all the women elected, she announced she would like to stay on as the house minority leader. >> we have work to do. i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to once again serve as the house democratic leader. [ applause ] >> she failed in her drive to take back the house, but that is not going to count against her? >> my colleagues made it very clear. i think they must have coordinated with each other because their message was clear, don't even think of leaving. >> on election night it became democrats would not be taking back the house, i asked the spokesman for democratic committee if she failed? >> she is the best fund-raiser in the histor
players in washington. nancy pelosi wants to keep your job is democratic house leader michael yaki coming up next [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >> more on our big political stories president obama held his first news conference today. since winning reelection this, as physical crisis looms he says most americans agree with them that there should be no tax cuts for the wealthy. he also talked tough on the deadly american consulate attacking libya the growing scandal which led to the resignation of the cia director and halted the promotion of a four-star general now, the woman who has helped shed light on its all is how finding herself under scrutiny 72 year-old democrat house leader nancy pelosi wants to keep her job she is responding to questions about being too old. first, let us hear about president obama is press conference
and warns ground attacks will follow >> nancy pelosi remains house minority leader >> i'm back here in five, nice day, today, pretty warm, but changes are coming. we have clouds and rain if your forecast, the latest computer model with the rain, in your future. . when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >> reporter: nancy pelosi. >> the 72-year-old san francisco resident gathered a group behind her. >> i'm so proud to gather with you, my sisters. a lot of our male friends wanted to come out here. >> reporter: although only democratic women were included in this women girl's day out on the hill. a record number of women will be serving in the new congress, 0 and a record number in the senate, 20. women in minorities make up the majority among democrats in the house. >> for me, it has proven what i believed all along, that women are capable
of entitlement reform, nancy pelosi signals a new openness >> do we want to have saves from everything that we do? certainly. we need revenue, savings, and growth. >> reporter: she said there appeared to be interest among the leaders for a big deal, $4 trillion in deficit reduction along the lineups of the grand bargain -- lines of the grand bargain that fell apart between the president dent and john boehner last year. >>> tonight the shelves are empty. >> i'm just fighting for my rights and don't take away what i got. >> the twinkie is now a story of lost jobs. >> it's a childhood memory, definitely. >> in the creamy filling, there is also a lesson in nostalgia. why so many americans are suddenly so fond of yellow dye no. 5. >> here's your reward! >> thanks! creamy filling! >> and it is also the story of us. how the 150-calorie snack cake can teach us a lot about 80 years of american history. incorporated, the maker of twinkies and wonder bread ag others, has filed for banru. the beleaguered bakery will >>> hostess, the maker of twinkies has filed bankruptcy. >> they will lay off 18,000 worker
reform, today nancy pelosi signaled a new openness. >> do we want to have savings from everything that we do? certainly? so we need revenue, we need savings, we need growth. > reporter: leader pelosi said tere appeared to be interest in a big deal, about four trillion rsllars worth of deficit reductions along the lines of the grand bargain that fell part wean the president and tpeaker boehner last year, rethony. >> mason: nancy, there are just 46 days until the new year. what can they really hope to ?ccomplish in that time? >> reporter: well, i think what they're hoping for an is an outline, a road map, if you till, that they can take back to both sides for more sensible spending cuts than the across- the-board cuts set to go into effect in those 46 days. r mason: nancy cordes. u.sks, nancy. former c.i.a. director david petraeus was questioned by ppngress today about the september attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. tol.aeus appeared behind closed doors at the capitol. he spoke with members of the aouse and senate intelligence committees in a secure underground hearing room.
, eight dayless. >>> house minority leader nancy pelosi anticipates an agreement by mid-december but she says democrats will not accept the plan that fails to include a tax hike for the wealthy. >>> an environmental justice group claims that cancer causing dust from the chevron refinery in richmond is linger. five samples contained high levels of carcinogens. a public hearing on pollution control improvements at the refinery is set for tomorrow morning in san francisco. >>> the head of a houston based energy company who's oil platform in the gulf of mexico exploded last week today spoke publicly about the two workers killed in that blast. the explosion happened friday at a black elk energy platform. 11 people were injured. four seriously. two workers jumped from the burning rig in the water. one of the bodies was located yesterday. >> i'm deeply saddened to say that we have identified one body under the platform. that body has not been recovered yet. we're working in coordination with the u.s. coast guard so that we can respectfully and most efficiently recover the body. >> that ceo toda
involved visiting minority leader nancy pelosi. mr. morel will testify later this week as both the house and senate intelligence committees hold hearings on the benghazi attack. both the house and senate are gaveling in in about 12 minutes or so. the u.s. house coming in at 2:00. four items on their agenda this afternoon. they will gavel back out shortly thereafter. we expect them back at about 4:30 or so. a number of new members will be sworn in. we'll have live coverage. the senate meanwhile comes in this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. as well. they take up a bill dealing with hunting and fishing on federal lands. we'll have live coverage of the senate on c-span2. also coming up this afternoon, a number of house -- new house members, democratic members will be meeting with reporters and also nancy pelosi will be at that briefing, as will the head of the d triple c, chairman johns for the house races, steve israel of new york, news conference coming at 2:00 eastern. we'll likely have it for you here on c-span as the house is expected to gavel out quickly at 2:00. >> what i like about c-span's c
of the country's most powerful politicians is staying put. nancy pelosi says she'll continue her role as house minority leader. >> it isn't about the gavel although we like to have it. it's about the unity we share, it's about the important work we can do and it's about thinking a little longer term, a little longer term of the path our country is on and where we would go. >> the 72-year-old pelosi made the big announcement this morning in washington. you can see she was flanked by democratic women in the house. the house democrats are united in leading the country longterm. >>> president obama defending his ambassador on the comments she made about benghazi. >> the first news conference since being re-elected, president obama touched on the fiscal cliff and global warming and petraeus scandal. john mccain and lindsay graham accused rice of misleading the american people about the u.s. consulate attack in libya that killed four american diplomats and demanding a watergate style hearing. they said they would block rice's nomination if promoted to a cabinet position. president obama not only gav
to avoid going over the fiscal cliff? coming up on abc's "this ""nancy pelosi gives a definitive answer to martha raddatz. don't miss it coming up here on abc7. >>> bay area food banks are taking a thanksgiving turkey shortage. second harvest food bank of santa clara county received some help yesterday. branch of the el camino owners association donated over three quarters of a ton of turkeys. they loaded up classic cars to make the delivery. >> today we were able to gather 1538 pounds ever turkey we donated to the second harvest food bank. >> just like the rain started and starting opening up, the gifts have been coming in today. it's been a fantastic day. >> food bank officials tell us they are still short of food and money this thanksgiving season, but they say this donation should make it easier to reach their goal. >>> volunteers also accepted donations at the pennsylvania avenue bear house in san francisco yesterday as well as the marin food bank. beginning this thursday the san francisco food bank is short 1700 turkeys. that's more than half the birds it needs for this year's tra
in congress to avoid going over the fiscal cliff? coming up on abc's "this week" nancy pelosi gives a definitive answer to martha raddatz. don't miss it coming up here on abc7. >>> bay area food banks are facing a thanksgiving turkey shortage. second harvest food bank of santa clara county received some help yesterday. the local branch of the el camino owners association donated over three quarters of a ton of turkeys. that's a lot of help. the officials say they are still short of food and money this season but this should make it easier to achieve their goal. >>> volunteers also accepted donations at the pennsylvania avenue warehouse in san francisco yesterday as well as the marin food bank. beginning this thursday the san francisco food bank is short 1700 turkeys. that's more than half the birds it needs for this year's traditional meal. >>> we invite you to be part of the abc7 share your holiday food drive. on december 12th meet the abc7 news team as we broadcast live from all over the bay area. taking your donations for local food banks. for more information and the location ne
and for the american people. >>> house minority leader nancy pelosi anticipates an agreement by mid-december, but says democrats will not accept a plan that fails to include a tax hike for the wealthy. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the cleanup from superstorm sandy, and vice president joe biden today visited new jersey to view the damage there. after a helicopter tour of the coastal area hit by the storm, the vice president met with emergency workers who lost their own homes and he thanked them and promised to help bring back the area's beaches and famed atlantic city boardwalk. the late october storm killed 24 people and knocked out power for millions. some 600 people are still without electricity tonight. >>> also today, new york senator charles schumer called for an overhaul of the cell phone industry, after the massive failure in service during the storm. >> the goal is simple, that no matter what the disaster, there's uninterrupted cell phone service for our first responders and for our citizens who lost power and need food, need to report fires, need to communicate in every way. >> a qua
interview with house democratic leader nancy pelosi. >>> now, to the escalating controversy over the widening use of caffeine in energy drinks and even a new line of cracker jacks. the manufacturers say these products are perfectly safe. but the fda is investigating into caffeine concerns. and so is abc's jim avila. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, amy. abc news has obtained 92 of what the fda calls adverse event reports involving 5-hour energy drink. the latest of which is an october death claim of sudden cardiac arrest. the government is investigating. but the founder of 5-hour is fighting back, saying his product is not harmful. some people swear by it. >> i feel more alert. i feel awake. >> reporter: others overdo it, as in these youtube videos. >> chug. chug. >> reporter: but this morning, the ceo and founder of 5-hour energy drink tells abc news that kind of abuse is the only way to hurt yourself with his product. >> if you had ten cups of coffee in an hour, i think you'd end up in a hospital. that would really be a dumb thing to do. >> reporter: manoj bhargava
relations with russia. it will allow for an hour and a half of debate. in the meantime, nancy pelosi, who spoke to reporters today, about friday's white house meeting on schedule tax increases, such as the fiscal cliff. this is about 25 minutes. >>good afternoon. thank you for accommodating our schedule. we have growing concerns about the escalating violence in israel and in the gaza strip. the president has stated that he has spoken with prime minister netanyahu and it expressed what we all believe that israel has the right to defend itself as a nation. we are also concerned about any civilian deaths. be more of those that -- we mourn those that and we want hamas not to put people in harm's way so we can avoid the loss of civilian life. we will continue to monitor that situation. last week, we had an election. the american people spoke clearly and that is for us to reach an agreement to grow jobs, grow our economy, and reduce our deficit. now we have an opportunity. this is opportunity time for us and the american people to demonstrate to all americans that we are here to get the job don
system has intercepted about one third of the hamas rockets. >>> house democratic leader, nancy pelosi said sunday any deal to avoid a year-end fiscal cliff must include tax rate increases on the wealthy. she says she is hopeful an agreement can be reached but capping deductions is not enough. republicans have suggested they're open to finding more revenue but alsoin insisting on spending cuts. >>> president barack obama arrived in cambodia where he'll meet regional leaders gathered for the east asia summit. today he was in myanmar, also known as burma, and paid tribute to an sun su chi who fought against repressive military rule. >>> a rash of dolphin killings along the gulf coast has an mal advocates asking for more help from law enforcement and the public. there have been at least four recent case in louisiana, mississippi and alabama. a marine mammal researcher says the dolphins have been shot, stabbed and one had its tail torn off. he thinks it's the work of a person who is, quote, not in the right mind. >>> now for a look at what's trending today. our quick roundup of what has yo
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